Akira Fujimoto

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Gogh vs Caustic soda

静物画の象徴を薬品で破壊。
誰もが知る象徴的なオブジェクトを再記号化する「RECODE 01: Icon」シリーズ。
絵画の構成要素である絵具、描画の二要素を、記号と化学変化に置きかえる現代絵画表現。

Akira Fujimoto uses caustic soda to dissolve the print of "sunflowers" by Vincent van Gogh, a symbol of insanity.
This is the way of contemporary art expression that substitute a color and drawing, which are basic two elements of painting, for a symbol and chemical reaction.
One of the "RECODE 01: Icon" series that is an attempt to symbolize an iconic object into something new.N